VMware Workstation

VMware Workstation

Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 26 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.5
  • Total Downloads:
    451,504
  • Date Added:
    December 10, 2005
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    237
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP

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4 stars

"excellent"

May 18, 2007  |  By jbonzi

 |  Version: VMware Workstation 5.5

Pros

It allows me to prove my softwares in a completely independent environment, without damaging my operating system one.

Cons

I cannot sometimes enlarge my screen, to the measure that I need, or don't possibly know as making it, but I proved all the options fit guess, fit windows, and none works.

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4 stars

"Great Tool for product testing on multiple Operating Systems"

July 19, 2006  |  By raneyday

 |  Version: VMware Workstation 5.5

Pros

Helps test software in WinXP, 2k, Server 2003 all at once. Most important functions are retained in the virtual environment.

Cons

Can bog down system quickly. Make sure you have plenty of RAM and processing power.

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5 stars

"Runs any Operating System...virtually."

January 22, 2006  |  By CableguyTK

 |  Version: VMware Workstation 5.5

Pros

Linux, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows 3.11, DOS, BeOS, Knoppix, BartPE/XPE, etc. It will run them all, virtually.

Lets you give the OS virtual internet, virtual CDROM drive, virtual everything.

It even lets you run your current install of Windows virtually at the same time to test how software will work on your system without actually installing it physically.

It is VERY easy to setup and use.

Cons

Its not free.

Its really expensive. Microsoft Virtual PC is cheaper.

Doesn't support MacOSX. Have to use PearPC for that.

Kind of slow. Its a RAM hog since you have to deligate your physical RAM to the virtual machines you run within the program.

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4 stars

"better than norton"

January 15, 2006  |  By JoshDee

 |  Version: VMware Workstation 5.5

Pros

This program does pretty much everything that it promises you 5 times better.

Cons

The instructions to operate arent clear enough.

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General
Publisher VMware
Publisher web site http://www.vmware.com/
Release Date December 10, 2005
Date Added December 10, 2005
Version 5.5
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name downloads.vmware.com
Popularity
Total Downloads 451,504
Downloads Last Week 237
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day serial number required
Price $189

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